Running is a really popular method of keeping fit as a simple pair of running shoes is all that’s required to get going. The sport is great for strengthening the legs with the upper body also employed for posture and driving the arms, particularly on hills. Many events are held throughout the year for runners looking to take the sport to a competitive level with the London marathon being the ultimate goal for many running enthusiasts.
Sports accident insurance
For individuals running within the UK our sports accident insurance policy should be considered for all round protection. The product offers various benefits including personal accident cover, income protection and personal liability.
Sports travel insurance
Individuals traveling abroad can take advantage of our sports travel insurance policy for running which will cover those insured for medical expenses, repatriation and where required, baggage and personal effects along with various other benefits.
Running instructor insurance
Our running instructor liability insurance includes up to £5m level of indemnity protection, covering your legal fees and defence costs resulting from any claim made by a third party. This includes an "advice inclusion" benefit, otherwise known as professional indemnity which will cover injury or damage caused or arising from any tuition, instruction or advice given during the period of insurance.
More about running
The majority of runners have muscle imbalances because they neglect upper body training and tend to opt for more running. Hence they can become susceptible to injuries and typically have limited upper body strength.
Whether you are running for recreational purposes or in a competitive race it’s important to obtain suitable running insurance for protection against potential injury. Running can be found within our group 1 list of sports.